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How To Add A Ceiling Fan With Existing Light Fixtures


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Electrical Wiring Modifications When Installing a Ceiling Fan with Existing Light Fixtures: The objective is to get the power from Point A – The Power Source to Point B – The Desired Location for the Ceiling Fan. In this case the power will either be at one of the fixtures or at the switch. If the power source is at a fixture then a cable could be installed to extend the power source to the desired location of the ceiling fan. If the power source is the switch box.

Installing a Ceiling Fan and Light Fixtures

Electrical Question: I have a front porch that has 3 Can lights in the ceiling which are operated by a switch at the front door and a service door.

Additional Comments: The site is excellent and has been a huge help on many occasions.
Background: Scott, a Handyman from Crete, Illinois.

Thanks

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Scott.

Electrical Wiring Modifications When Installing a Ceiling Fan with Existing Light Fixtures

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